Pharmacist-prescribed contraceptives

The November elections are nearing, and early voting begins as soon as September 23 in some states. As you consider how to cast your vote, avoid letting the federal general election politics suck all the oxygen from your electoral choices closer to home, at more local levels. Many reproductive health policies and regulations are decided at state levels. Unfortunately, many of those policies and regulations have served to roll back rights and diminish access to reproductive health resources. However, there has been some movement forward, toward increasing access to contraceptives, with provisions for allowing insurers to dispense 12-month supplies of contraceptives and pharmacists to prescribe hormonal contraceptives.

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Hot off the press! 2016 MEC ...

Hot off the press! Get copies of the brand new 2016 US Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (MEC) and 2016 US Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use (SPR), along with clinical tools for using them. These updated recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention include new recommendations and new scientific evidence on continuing recommendations.

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Zika virus fears prompt increased request ...

Across the Americas as many as 4 million persons may become infected with Zika virus by early 2017, according to World Health Organization estimates. Infected women in Latin American, where legal restrictions impede access to legal abortion, are increasingly turning to an online portal offering medication abortion.

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The Book
Now in its 20th edition, this well-known text with more than 2 million copies in print has been the leading family planning... Read more
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Conferences
Covering the most important advances in women’s health and contraception, medicine Contraceptive Technology is designed for health professionals just like you. Chaired by Dr. Robert Hatcher, the conference faculty includes the authors of the well-known reference text Contraceptive Technology, and other nationally known reproductive health experts. Conference topics include: new and future methods of contraception, sexuality issues, recurrent vaginitis, case studies, adolescent health, STD treatment, flexible OC management and much more.

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Conference San Francisco

The “Contraceptive Technology” conferences will help you synthesize the data and translate the evidence into clinical “pearls” you can put directly into practice. With an array of Preconferences delving into selected specialty areas of interest, plenary sessions focusing on the “hottest” topics, a thought-provoking luncheon presentation, and 30 dynamic, interactive Concurrent Sessions, including hands-on workshops…this conference is certain to improve your clinical practice and expand your network of colleagues. Read more